"Evil and Suffering - The Problem" by John Ed Robertson

"Managing_Philosophical_Diversity" by John Ed Robertson

"Connecting with Unbelievers" by John Ed Robertson

"From Science to Christianity: Toward a Complete Worldview" by Dennis L. Feucht

"If God exists ... then why does he not make Himself more evident to us?" by Dennis L. Feucht

"A Relational Analysis of Social Groups" by Paul Arveson, 1987

"Gratuity in Nature and Technology" by Paul Arveson, 1998

"Underwater Acoustics from the Whale's Point of View" by Paul Arveson, 2003

"Comments on the New Cosmology Findings" by Paul Arveson, 2003

"Cosmology and Theology" by Paul Arveson, 2003

"Origins Don't Matter!" by Paul Arveson, 2005

"Gratuity in Nature and Theology" by Paul Arveson, 2006

"When to Keep Your Mouth Shut" - based on an article by Rebecca Sweat in Brio and Beyond

"How Credible is Christianity in an Enlightened Age of Science and Reason?" by John Ed Robertson

"What_is_Truth?" by John Ed Robertson

"Pleochroic Haloes and Geochronology" by Derek York, from American Geophysical Union

Mere Gravity a brief essay by Paul Arveson

What does Christ have to do with it? - a critique of Intelligent Design (Presented by Paul Arveson at National Presbyterian Church, 2006 -- an audio recording is also available)

Calvin's Role in the History of Science by Paul Arveson, May 2009 (talk given in the Wrestlers Class, National Presbyterian Church)

Zero, One, Two, Three: The Logical Dimensions of Religious Thought (talk given at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation)

Book Reviews

Reviews by John Ed Robertson:

""A New Kind of Christian" by Brian McLaren

All God's Children and Blue Suede Shoes" by Ken Myers

"Bobos in Paradise" by David Brooks

"Breakout Churches" by Thom S. Rainer

"Finding Common Ground" by Tim Downs

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown

"Finding Faith" by Brian McLaren

"The Gospel and the American Dream" by Bruce Shelley

"God: The Evidence" by Patrick Glynn

"Rickover and the Nuclear Navy" by Francis Duncan

"Shadow" by Bob Woodward

"Modern Physics Ancient Faith" by Stephen M. Barr

"The Story of Quantum Mechanics" By Victor Guillemin

"Revolution" by George Barna

"Under the Banner of Heaven" by Jon Krakauer

"The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate's Deep Throat" by Bob Woodward

"The Heart of Racial Justice" by Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson

"The Wisdom of Crowds" by James Surowiecki

"Twenty Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make" by Sherrie Eldridge

Under the Banner of Heaven" by Jon Krakauer

"LEADERSHIP NEXT" by Eddie Gibbs

"The Church of Irresistible Influence" by Robert Lewis

"Before a Bad Good-bye" by Tim Clinton

Better Together by Putnam & Feldstein

Great Leadership by Anthony Bell

Leadership and Self-Deception by the Arbinger Institute

Audio Recordings

Note: These are recordings of talks -- some new, some decades old -- by people who influenced me greatly. I commend them to you; their content is timeless. Length is typically 1 hour.

Death - What is it? Then What? by William A. Turner, Blacksburg Community Bible Class (1965)
A lay Bible teacher at Virginia Tech during the 1960's who has had a lasting influence.

Qualifications: The Man God Uses, by P. T. Chandapilla, Inter-Varsity Missionary Convention (1964)
Dr. Chandapilla gave this inspiring talk on the qualifications required in a missionary.

"Walking in Love", by John Ed Robertson (c. 1972)
John Ed Robertson left a budding Naval career to become a missionary to France with the Navigators. Here he describes the motivation for his ministry.

"James ch. 1", by Harvey Oslund (c. 1972)
Harv Oslund was a Regional Director of the Navigators in the Washington, DC area in the 1970's. He had a gift of discernment in recruiting and teaching, and was a passionate speaker. This is a sample of one of his messages from the book of James.

Talk by H. Harold Hartzler, Co-Founder of the American Scientific Affiliation (1977)
Here Mennonite leader Dr. Hartzler speaks about the Bible and science, based on Colossians 1, then tells some of the early history of the ASA.

Other Interesting Messages:

"Christ as Evolver and Evolved" by Dr. George Murphy (c. 2005, lecture presented at the annual meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation)
Dr. Murphy is a Lutheran minister and has a Ph.D. in physics from John Hopkins U.

"Dialogue in our Cosmic Aloneness", by Dr. Lawrence Fagg (lecture presented at the Washington Theological Union, Feb. 29, 2008)
Dr. Fagg offers a contrary view on the question of life on other planets. What if we are really alone? With whom can we dialogue? How would such a realization affect our dialogue with other people, or with God?

Talks by Paul Arveson

Answering Difficult Questions Workshop (Apologetics) (1972)

The Witness of God to Mens' Minds (1973)

"Science for Christians" series (1978):

My Journey in Science and Faith (1984)

Christian Theology and the History of Science (a) (1990)

Christian Theology and the History of Science (b) (1990)

Historical Review of Science and Faith (1996)

Appropriate Technology Now: Solar Cooking (2005)

Appropriate Technology Now: Hybrid Cars (2005)

Gratuity in Nature and Theology (2006)

Theological Critique of Intelligent Design (2006 - an outline of this talk is available)

Video and Multimedia Presentations

Dwight Hill on What We Are To Be About - at Navigators Labor Day reunion at the Spillmans, Aug. 31, 2008.  (photo)

Joe and Sharon Bobb, Navigators Labor Day reunion at the Spillmans, Sept. 4, 2010
Note: this video includes several sections. Noise is due to wind in trees.

" Now I've Seen Everything ", a presentation on cosmology and theology by Paul Arveson, 2003.

"The Philosophical Background of the Westminster Confession" by Paul Arveson, May 2012.

Presentations by Prof. Roy Clouser, Christian Philosopher

Dr. Roy Clouser is one of the leading Christian philosophers in the Reformed tradition. He is Professor Emeritus of the College of New Jersey. He has served as professor of philosophy, religion, and logic at the College since 1968. Clouser earned his B.A from Gordon College (Massachusetts), a B.D. from Reformed Episcopal Seminary and Harvard Graduate School, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Clouser's Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania was received in 1972 for his dissertation on the philosophy of Herman Dooyeweerd, a Dutch Reformed philosopher.

Dr. Clouser's books include the Myth of Religious Neutrality (University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 1st ed. 1991; 2nd ed. 2005); and Knowing with the Heart (Intervarsity Press, Downers Grove, 1999; 2nd ed., Wipf and Stock, 2007).

Audio recording: "The Myth of Religious Neutrality", by Dr. Roy Clouser (May 19, 2017)

Topic: "Reading Genesis", Bethesda United Methodist Church, May 19, 2017

Topic: "The Deeper Meaning of the Doctrine of Creation", American Scientific Affiliation Chapter meeting, May 20, 2017

Topic: "One or Two Books of God?", Wrestlers Class, National Presbyterian Church, May 21, 2017

Additional audio and video recordings are available in the collection from the Wrestler's Class, National Presbyterian Church.

Also please see our collection of videos at YouTube